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Our government hopes we’ll forget about Saudi brutality

Our government hopes we’ll forget about Saudi brutality

The government says it will do nothing further in response to the Saudi murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi until there's an investigation completed. Which is very handy indeed.

Government plans ‘unofficial timeline’ for transferring kids off Nauru

Government plans ‘unofficial timeline’ for transferring kids off Nauru

Good morning, early birds. There are reports that the government has an "unofficial timeline" for getting children off Nauru, Shorten turns down an energy deal with the Greens, and Turkey reveals new details about the killing of Jamal Khashoggi. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

Morrison leaves door open for new coal subsidies

Morrison leaves door open for new coal subsidies

Good morning, early birds! Scott Morrison is considering a new loan scheme for "clean" coal plants, Turkey continues to dismiss Saudi Arabia's Jamal Khashoggi story, and NSW Labor signals abortion decriminalisation. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

Can we really expect Australia to defy the US on Saudi Arabia?

Can we really expect Australia to defy the US on Saudi Arabia?

Crikey readers consider Australia's stance on Saudi Arabia and the Liberals' continued Wentworth byelection fallout.

Time to crack down on the companies enabling Saudi Arabia’s outrages

Time to crack down on the companies enabling Saudi Arabia’s outrages

The Saudi regime's admission it killed Jamal Khashoggi embarrassed the Australian government into taking action. But it needs to do much more, and it can use companies who profit from their collaboration with the regime.

Australia increasingly isolated in support for Saudi regime

Australia increasingly isolated in support for Saudi regime

Australia is continuing to support a major conference hosted by the Saudi regime even as our allies boycott it in the wake of the murder of Jamal Khashoggi.

Australia is in no position to criticise Saudi Arabia

Australia is in no position to criticise Saudi Arabia

Crikey readers discuss Australia's ongoing relationship with the beleaguered Saudi government and the possibility of a return of Barnaby Joyce.

Why Western bluster over Khashoggi will go nowhere

Why Western bluster over Khashoggi will go nowhere

Donald Trump and the West may raise their voices about Saudi Arabia over the presumed killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, but will it lead to real action?

Where is Australia’s response to Saudi Arabia?

Where is Australia’s response to Saudi Arabia?

While Saudi Arabia compiles a growing list of atrocities, Australia stays silent. But are Australians safe from the regime?

Trying to understand the humanitarian disaster in Yemen

Trying to understand the humanitarian disaster in Yemen

A report from a UN delegation to Yemen found that atrocities on both sides of the Yemeni civil war continue to mount. But, as one member of the delegation found, it's hard to express the full measure of the tragedy.